President Donald Trump reportedly hosted a screening of the movie Finding Dory on Sunday while protests erupted across the world in response to an executive order banning travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries.
Soon after protests broke out over green card holders being detained at U.S. airports on Saturday, the White House released a Sunday schedule which reserved the president's afternoon for a movie screening.
The WH just released Trump's schedule for tomorrow amid what's become a major national/international crisis. He'l… https://t.co/2FZL6CpHgZ— David Mack (@David Mack)1485651137.0
CNN producer Kevin Liptak revealed on Sunday that the president's family had chosen to screen Finding Dory, Pixar's film about a cartoon fish who is torn apart from her family and placed in a public aquarium.
President Trump hosting a screening of "Finding Dory" this afternoon in the White House theatre for staff and family— Kevin Liptak (@Kevin Liptak)1485709214.0
Read some of the reactions on Twitter below.
Finding Dory: migrating across the ocean to USA, overcoming unfair detention, to reunite with family. Hopefully Tru… https://t.co/e0C2PFcGEq— Melissa Royle Critch (@Melissa Royle Critch)1485716326.0
Note that Chuck Schumer is meeting with refugees and Donald Trump is screening Finding Dory at the White House.— David Podhaskie (@David Podhaskie)1485716644.0
To do: 1. Block US entry based on religion. 2. Stop women from controlling their own bodies. 3. Terrify a nation.… https://t.co/w1XGBY0xsU— Amy Living for Jan. 20th (@Amy Living for Jan. 20th)1485717127.0
At 3pm, Trump is hosting a screening of Finding Dory, a movie about what happens when you're separated from your family. Let that sink in.— Alex Zalben (@Alex Zalben)1485717419.0
While WH screens Finding Dory, others keep fighting for the Rights of Others #TheResistance #Protest #boston https://t.co/xpPnvhJO69— Sojourner Truth (Kesha Wells) (@Sojourner Truth (Kesha Wells))1485717766.0